The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta received a delegation from Nigerian Society of Engineers on August 29, 2018.
The President of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engineer Adekunle Mokuolu who led the delegation stated in his opening remarks that their visit today “underscores the significant value that the leadership of our Society places on the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), not only as a regulator of an important sector in Nigeria, but also a major corporate stakeholder in the scheme of governance in the communications sector of our dear nation”.
The President also appreciated the EVC’s visionary leadership style that he has provided for the Nigerian Communications Commission since his assumption of duty as Executive Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Commonwealth Telecommunications (CTO) in August 2015. The President on behalf of the Council of NSE Congratulated Danbatta for his recent investiture as fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering (FAEng).
The NCC boss acknowledged compliments and goodwill messages on his conferment as a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineers made by the president and thanked the NSE. He further stated that the NCC will continue to sponsor members of staff that are Engineers to attend the activities of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. The EVC also congratulated the members of the NSE for establishing branches outside the country, specifically in the U.S.A and U.K.
He concluded that the NCC appreciates the Support being offered by the NSE through collaboration in research and that: “It is out of recognition of the importance of research and development to the survival and vibrancy as well as stability of the telecommunication sector that the Commission established a Research and Development Department”.